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20 Things For Your College Visit Checklist

20 Things For Your College Visit Checklist

After submitting your college applications, essays, and gathering recommendations, you will soon be making your final college decision! With several weeks to notify colleges of your decision, it may be wise to visit the colleges you are considering as an accepted student. … Continue reading

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Can You Prepare For The College Interview?

Can You Prepare For The College Interview?

Most admissions officers say a college interview plays only a minor part in the admissions decision, but it may be more important for some if an admission decision has not already been determined. There is a way to prepare for the college interview without memorizing anything. A college admissions interview is a great way to communicate things that admission officers would not otherwise know by looking at a college application. Not all colleges offer interviews; however, students can check with the colleges where they apply and prepare for their college interview accordingly. Continue reading

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Tips For The College Interview

Most admissions officers say an interview plays only a minor part in the admissions decision, but it may be more important for some if an admission decision has not already been determined. A college admissions interview is a great way … Continue reading

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Action Steps for Early College Prep

Although many decisions are made during the senior year, it is best to begin the college process early. There are countless details involved in the college admissions process, and gaining the knowledge necessary in a timely manner is crucial to ultimately making the final decision on where you will attend. Continue reading

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Students Ask College Prep Questions That Get Answers

Students Ask College Prep Questions That Get Answers

Huffington Post Writer, College Admissions Counselor We don’t have time or money to visit some schools I’m really interested in. What can I do? College officers understand that not everyone can visit colleges. Between plane fare, rental cars and hotel … Continue reading

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How To Make the Most Of College Visits

Here are some things to look out for while touring different colleges. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the many buildings, programs and informational tours. A preplanned checklist of what you want to see is a good idea. Continue reading

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What to Know About College Admission Decisions

As high school seniors work away on their applications, questions frequently arise regarding how admission decisions are made. Here are some things to keep in mind: • Ask for a copy of your high school’s profile and become familiar with … Continue reading

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Stay Organized During The College Application Process

“Back to School” ads, posters and reminders are appearing just about everywhere. The college application process begins to move at lightening speed with the launch of the Common and Universal Applications. Some colleges have already released their supplements. Rising high … Continue reading

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A Fun and Productive Summer

Although many decisions are made during senior year, it is best to begin the college process early. Do enjoy some down time this summer but remain productive, active and interested…read, exercise, visit campuses while traveling, keep a journal, develop a … Continue reading

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Questions To Ask Colleges Once You’re Accepted

Many of you may have conducted campus visits prior to being accepted and may have participated in campus tours and spent some time on campus. Now that you are accepted students you may choose to visit again or for the … Continue reading

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